Redwater, Alberta

A man has been taken into custody following an armed standoff at a motel in a rural community north of Edmonton,  RCMP said Tuesday.

Officers responded to a call of an armed man in Redwater on Christmas morning. At one point, RCMP closed Highway 38 in and out of the town as a precaution.

Police say a man was arrested without incident and no one was injured. There was no immediate word about any charges.